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News Features
  • Schools need better shelters during storms

    Analysis and improvement of schools’ storm procedures is nothing new for scholars like Stephanie Hoekstra, whose master’s thesis was based on this topic in 2011....

    June 18, 2013

  • shelter photo 4 Seeking shelter in the storm

    Having lived through ice storms, wildfires, blizzards, excruciating heat waves and, of course, tornadoes, it seems as if whatever Mother Nature pelts Oklahomans with might slow us down for a brief time, but we always get back up, dust ourselves off and go on.

    June 16, 2013 1 Photo

  • Vet park 3 Moore Veterans Memorial to be repaired

    The May 20 tornado in Moore ripped trees from their roots and branches from their trunks, but two long-deceased trees stood strong as the Veterans Memorial Park was torn apart around them....

    June 14, 2013 1 Photo

  • Moore library offers art therapy

    To offer children a way to communicate their feelings about the recent storms, the Moore Public Library, 225 S. Howard Ave., and the ARC Project will present a come-and-go art therapy session from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 5 p.m. Friday. ...

    June 13, 2013

  • Tornado insurance claims top 60,000

    Insurance claims filed in response to several May tornadoes jumped to 60,308 on Tuesday, with insurance payments reaching $470,323,299....

    June 13, 2013

  • Concert to benefit tornado relief

    A music complex in Marlow,will host a tornado relief concert featuring 11 country and rock artists at 1 p.m. Saturday. The Coffee Creek Outdoor Music Complex, 5007 N. Highway 81, will host the concert, according to a press release. ...

    June 12, 2013

  • Journey Church Journey thanks volunteers

    Thousands showed up for a “Day of Thanks” at Journey Church in Norman on Sunday for fun and food. “We just wanted to thank all the volunteers that helped with the disaster relief stuff,” said Beau Davis, first impressions coordinator at ...

    June 10, 2013 1 Photo

  • Moore church continuing tornado relief effort

    MOORE — Ron and Laura Sylvester, members of the Piedmont Nazarene Church, stopped at the Moore Church of the Nazarene to drop off supplies for tornado relief efforts. But after that visit, they’ve “been here ever since,” Sylvester said. ...

    June 9, 2013

  • Lost pets await owners at the Animal Resource Center

    OKLAHOMA CITY – After recent tornadoes, many people are without homes: and so are many pets....

    June 9, 2013

  • Cars in Moore Medical Center City of Moore, hospital ready for cars to be removed

    MOORE – As tornado clean up efforts continue, damaged vehicles remain the property and responsibility of the owners....

    June 8, 2013 1 Photo